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Descriptor English: Bacillus
Descriptor Spanish: Bacillus
Descriptor Portuguese: Bacillus
Descriptor French: Bacillus
Entry term(s): Bacillus bacterium
Tree number(s): B03.300.390.400.158.218
B03.353.500.100.218
B03.510.100.100.218
B03.510.415.400.158.218
B03.510.460.410.158.218
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001407
Scope note: A genus of BACILLACEAE that are spore-forming, rod-shaped cells. Most species are saprophytic soil forms with only a few species being pathogenic.
Annotation: specific genus: do not confuse with "bacillus" as "bacterium"
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PH physiology
PY pathogenicity
RE radiation effects
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
DeCS ID: 1431
Unique ID: D001407
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Bacillus - Preferred
Concept UI M0002102
Scope note A genus of BACILLACEAE that are spore-forming, rod-shaped cells. Most species are saprophytic soil forms with only a few species being pathogenic.
Preferred term Bacillus
Bacillus bacterium - Narrower
Concept UI M000683839
Preferred term Bacillus bacterium



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